This week at the Lincoln Theater
“Elvis” - (PG-13; 2 hours, 39 minutes) - The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks). The story delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the most significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge). Final showing Thursday, Sept. 1 at 2 p.m.
“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” - (PG-13; 1 hour, 43 minutes) - What better way to celebrate summer than with some old favorites on the big screen - the final film of the 2022 Summer Blockbuster series, it’s the perfect film to catch before heading back to school. Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, “borrows” a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago. On Ferris’ trail is high school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch him in the act. Playing Thursday, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 2 at 2 p.m.
“Where the Crawdads Sing” - (PG-13; 2 hours, 5 minutes) - From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately cast by the community as the main suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict as to what actually happened becomes increasingly unclear, threatening to reveal the many secrets that lay within the marsh. Playing Friday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m.; at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, Wednesday, Sept. 7, Thursday, Sept. 8; and Sunday, Sept. 4 at 2 p.m.
Coming soon: “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” - Sept. 9; Free: Buster Keaton Double Feature: “One Week” and “Sherlock, Jr.” - Sept. 10; River Company: “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)” - Sept. 23 and Sept. 24.
Tickets are available at the door starting 30 minutes before showtime or online in advance through the theater’s website at www.LincolnTheater.net. Movie tickets are $8 adult, $6 members and youth 18 and under. Event ticket prices vary. Covid protocols available on the website. Lincoln Theater is located at 2 Theater St. in downtown Damariscotta. Curtain going up!
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